In a stunning turnaround, the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voted unanimously Tuesday night to maintain Oscar categories for short documentaries and live-action…
The Associated Press will offer international video news, called APTV, starting Nov. 1, providing feeds to TV news organizations around the world and competition with CNN for that market.
Buena Vista Television has reached second-year renewal deals with five of the six NBC O&Os for the weekly advocacy newsmag "The Crusaders," but sources say the syndicator is holding off on a deal…
“Dominion” producer Alan Blomquist’s name was misspelled in a story Monday that also omitted executive producers Barry Collier and Barbara Javitz. * * * Actor David Nerman’s name was misspelled in…
The directors of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on Monday unanimously elected former diva Beverly Sills to succeed George Weissman as chairman in June.
"Heaven's Prisoner," a movie long in development and entombed by the bankruptcy reorganization of Orion Pictures, appears to be on its way to a $ 20 million-$ 25 million production at Savoy Pictures…
The Justice Dept. on Tuesday said it will not challenge the Assn. of Independent Television Stations' voluntary program of viewer advisories and guidelines on TV violence.
Umbriafiction, the RAI-sponsored international TV festival held each spring in the Umbrian hill towns of Perugia and Gubbio, has been transformed into an independent event called Italiafiction…
Performers from "Roseanne,""Seinfeld" and the features "Addams Family Values, ""Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Sleepless in Seattle" were recognized in nominations for the eighth American Comedy Awards. The…
Last week's announcement that a joint venture between Connecticut-based Century Communications and Continental Venture Capital had acquired the majority interest in the second Aussie pay TV license…
Director Jim Sheridan is considering a number of projects for his next feature foray, among them a personal story about a distant relative who fought and defeated American Indian tribes.